Archive for the ‘Gingerbread House’ Category

Gingerbread House Tips & Tricks

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

You have a long weekend coming up and you’ve decided to spend it creating your very first gingerbread house. Maybe you were inspired by a store display during Black Friday. Maybe you finally wanted to come up with a new way to pull the kids away from the video games by starting a new family tradition. Whatever the reason, one thing is for sure, you are excited. The idea is in your head and you want it to be perfect. (more…)

Tracing the Origins of the Gingerbread House

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

For many families, the tradition of decorating a gingerbread house is an annual holiday event. Little do they know that they are participating in a tradition that is centuries old. (more…)

Gingerpops to Decorate, for Holidays to Celebrate!

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Sleigh bells ring, snow glistens, winter’s in the air.
Lights shine bright, the trees stand tall, the spirit’s everywhere.
Frosty sits outside your house, and Santa’s on his way.
‘Tis the season for holiday joy to brighten up the day. (more…)

Deck the Walls with Sugar Sheets

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Many fun, family memories are created while decorating the annual gingerbread house. Nothing brings out the giggles like icing and sprinkles!!! This year, I also used Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper to decorate our gingerbread house. (more…)

‘Tis the Season…To Host a Gingerbread Decorating Party!

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

As an employee of Wilton, I am always inspired by our vast array of products. This year, I decided to host a Gingerbread House decorating party and I used all kinds of great Wilton products to make it a memorable party for all of our guests. We decided to host it early in the season when people are not as busy. What a great way to kick off the holidays! (more…)

Building a Holiday Favorite – Gingerbread Houses

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Fall may have just started, but for the Wilton Gingerbread Product Development team, Christmas is in full swing. We are busy planning and producing our Christmas Gingerbread kits so they will be ready in time for the holiday season. (more…)

Creating Gingerbread Houses and Memories

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Our holiday tradition of building and decorating those tasty gingerbread houses with friends continues. If memory serves, this is our 5th year. (more…)

Build a Gingerbread House from the Ground Up

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

The smell of gingerbread is in the air! Who doesn’t love a gingerbread house? I knew I had to try out the new Gingerbread House Mold Pan and was excited to use it! (more…)

Scare Up Some Fun and Memories with the Wilton Haunted House Cookie Kit

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

I have a confession to make. Even though I love to bake, I have never made a gingerbread house. Unless of course you count those simple ones from elementary school made from graham crackers and regular tub frosting, which I won’t. I’m a total cookie house newbie and I couldn’t wait to discover if I was missing out. (more…)

A Gingerbread World

Friday, December 4th, 2009

It’s the holidays! It’s time for gumdrops, pinwheels and colorful candy. It’s time to spend afternoons with our families and build a sweet, colorful and fun world together; a world made of gingerbread, a charming place where gingerbread boys, reindeer and snowmen live. Plan for the project or make a mess with the kids; either way, take your time and enjoy every moment! (more…)